Privatklinik Siloah

Dr. med. Haris Vasileiadis

FMH Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System
Knee surgery and sports medicine, cartilage damage

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Hospital (2)

Orthomotion City Klinik Thun
Marktgasse 17
3600 Thun

Education

2008 - 2009

Post-doctoral position, clinical and scientific fellow
Molecular Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Transfusion Medicine Institute for Biomedicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

2002 - 2007

Assistant Doctor Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece

2000 - 2002

Assistant Doctor General Surgery
General Hospital, Komotini, Greece

1992 - 1998

Medical studies
Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Memberships

ICRS (Internationale Gesellschaft für Knorpelforschung)
www.cartilage.org

ESSKA (Europäische Gesellschaft für Sporttraumatologie, Kniechirurgie und Arthroskopie)
www.esska.org

Cochrane-Gruppe für Knochen-, Gelenk- und Muskeltrauma
www.bjmt.cochrane.org/

Cochrane-Gruppe für neuromuskuläre Erkrankungen
http://neuromuscular.cochrane.org/

Cochrane-Gruppe Muskuloskelettale Erkrankungen
http://musculoskeletal.cochrane.org/

EFOST European Federation of National Associations of Orthopedic Sports Traumatology
www.efost.org

ΕΑΕ Griechische Gesellschaft für Arthroskopie
http://www.eae-net.gr/

EEXOT Griechische Orthopädische Gesellschaft
http://www.eexot.gr/

EEMMO Griechische Gesellschaft für Knochenforschung und Metabolismus
http://www.eemmo.gr

AGA (Gesellschaft für Arthroskopie und Gelenkchirurgie)
www.aga-online.ch

Competences

Treatment of cartilage damage 
(Autologous chondrocyte transplantation, matrix associated chondrogenesis, correction of osteotomies)

Leg axis correction
(Conversion osteotomies on femur/tibia)

Patella (kneecap) instability
(MPFL reconstruction, trochleaplasty, tuberosity, osteotomies)

Cruciate ligament surgery
(Cruciate ligament surgery, Dynamic Intraligamentary Stabilization/Ligamys)

Meniscus surgery

Arthrosis
Total/partial prosthesis implantation, artificial joints, replacement operations)

Knee joint arthroscopy

Work Experience

2017

Senior physician knee surgery and sports medicine
ORTHOMOTION City Clinic Thun

2016 - 2017

Scientific Fellow
Spine Surgery, Orthopaedics Sonnenhof, 3006 Bern

2015 - 2017

Clinical and Scientific Fellow
Spine Surgery, Orthopaedics Sonnenhof, 3006 Bern

2012 - 2016

Senior Physician Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics, University Hospital, University of Ioannina, Greece

2012 - 2016

Lecturer in Orthopaedics
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece

2011 - 2012

Senior physician
Orthopaedics, Volos Hospital, Greece

2002 - 2011

Clinical and research assistant
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Centre of Ioannina, University of Ioannina, Greece

2008 - 2009

Post-doctoral position, clinical and scientific fellow
Molecular Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Transfusion Medicine Institute for Biomedicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

1998 - 2000

Medical care in rural areas
General Hospital of Mitilini, Lesvos, Greece

Awards

ISAKOS Teaching Center scholarship 2015 (ISAKOS)
Visit to Prim.Univ.Doz.Dr. Thomas MÜLLNER, Departments of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Evangelical Hospital Vienna, Austria

ICRS Sanofi-Lars Peterson travelling fellowship 2012 (ICRS)
Visited cartilage injury treatment centres in four USA cities (6-20 January 2013). End to "13th International Sports Medicine Fellows Conference" in Carlsbad, CA. Godfather: Prof Lars Peterson

ESSKA European Arthroscopy Fellowship - travelling fellowship (ESSKA)
Sponsored by ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy). Participation as a Fellow, selected by ESSKA. Visit to orthopaedic clinics, in six European countries (8.9 to 2.10.2010).

Annual fellowship for orthopaedic surgeons 
Greek Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2007

Award for oral presentation at the Greek Arthroscopic Association Congress
for the presentation "Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. Long term follow up, 10-20 years postoperatively" oral presentation by Vasiliadis HS with co-authors Brittberg M, Lindahl A, Peterson L., Crete, June 2009

Publications

Book articles

Peterson L & Vasiliadis HS: International Experience with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation with Periosteum (Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation) including scaffold guided techniques and Tissue Engineered Matrix Support;  Insall-Scott Surgery of the Knee, sixth edition; chapter 29; Elsevier  (2017) 

Peterson L & Vasiliadis HS: The Patellofemoral Joint .State of the Art in Evaluation and Management., chapter 22; Springer  (2015)  (ISBN 978-3-642-54964-9)

Peterson L & Vasiliadis HS: Knee Cartilage Repair ; Football Traumatology, second edition ; chapter 25; Springer  (2015)

Peterson L & Vasiliadis HS: International Experience with Autologous Chondrocyte Transplantation;  Insall-Scott Surgery of the Knee, fifth edition; chapter 21; Elsevier  (2012) 

Peterson L & Vasiliadis HS: Long term results after Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in cartilage lesions of the patellofemoral joint; Patellofemoral Pain, Instability, Arthritis - Clinical Presentation, Imaging, and Treatment ; chapter 25; Springer  (2010)

Peterson L & Vasiliadis HS: Proximal open trochleaplasty (grooveplasty); Patellofemoral Pain, Instability, Arthritis - Clinical Presentation, Imaging, and Treatment; chapter 23b; Springer  (2010)

Vasiliadis HS, Georgoulis A: Treatment of Cartilage lesions with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation, Hellenic Arthroscopic Society (2011)

Publications in peer-reviewed journals
You can see the complete list here

Carey JL, Shea KG, Lindahl A, Vasiliadis HS, Lindahl C, Peterson L.  Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation as Treatment for Unsalvageable Osteochondritis Dissecans: 10- to 25-Year Follow-up. Am J Sports Med. 2020 Apr;48(5):1134-1140

Vasiliadis HS, Tsikopoulos K. Glucosamine and chondroitin for the treatment of osteoarthritis. World J Orthop. 2017 Jan 18;8(1):1-11

Vasiliadis HS, Wasiak J  Autologous chondrocyte implantation for full thickness articular cartilage defects of the knee. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 Oct 6;(10):CD003323

Vasiliadis HS, Lindahl A, Georgoulis A, Peterson L  Malalignment and Cartilage Lesions in the Patellofemoral Joint treated with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation.  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2011 Mar;19(3)  

Vasiliadis HS, Danielson B, McKeon B, Lindahl A., Peterson L  Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in cartilage lesions of the knee. Long term evaluation with delayed Gadolinium Enhanced MRI technique.  Am J Sports Med. 2010 May;38(5):943-9

Peterson L, Vasiliadis HS, Brittberg M, Lindahl A  Αutologous Chondrocyte Implantation. A Long-term follow up.  Am J Sports Med. 2010 Jun;38(6):1117-24

Vasiliadis HS, Wasiak J, Salanti G  Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation for the treatment of cartilage lesions of the knee. A systematic review.  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Dec;18(12):1645-55

Moraiti CO, Stergiou N, Vasiliadis HS, Motsis E, Georgoulis A Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction results in alterations in gait variability  Gait Posture. 2010 Jun;32(2):169-75

Moraiti C, Stergiou N, Ristanis S , Vasiliadis HS, Patras K, Lee C., Georgoulis A. The effect of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on stride-to-stride variability. Arthroscopy. 2009 Jul;25(7):742-9 

Andrikoula S, Tokis A, Vasiliadis HS, Georgoulis A The extensor mechanism of the knee joint: an anatomical study.  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2006 Mar;14(3):214-20  

Ristanis S, Stergiou N, Patras K, Vasiliadis HS, Giakas G, Georgoulis AD Excessive tibial rotation during high-demand activities is not restored by anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy. 2005 Nov;21(11):1323-9

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